Hamas: Abbas wants to maintain the siege on Gaza

Senior Hamas member accuses PA chairman of torpedoing reconciliation, says he is responsible for the ongoing "siege" on Gaza.Dalit Halevi, 9/9/2018, 4:07 AM

Abbas threatens to cut contact with Israel over Hamas deal

'Be happy with Hamas,' Palestinian Authority chief reportedly says to Israel, warning against ceasefire agreement between Israel, Hamas.David Rosenberg, 9/7/2018, 10:21 AM

Report: Trump offered Abbas a meeting

TV report says Abbas turned down meeting with Trump unless several conditions are met.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/5/2018, 12:06 AM

Report: PA demanding Trump fire Jason Greenblatt

PA chief Mahmoud Abbas reportedly demanding Trump replace special envoy Jason Greenblatt as condition for returning to negotiations.David Rosenberg, 9/4/2018, 9:09 AM

Islamic Jihad to Abbas: You should be ashamed

Senior member of Islamic Jihad says security cooperation between the PA and Israel is a "betrayal."Dalit Halevi, 9/4/2018, 5:43 AM

'I agreed to 1967 borders, divide Jerusalem'

Former PM Ehud Olmert says Abbas a true peace partner, could have reached deal based on 1949 armistice lines in 2008.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2018, 4:02 PM

Zahalka bashes Abbas for saying he sees eye-to-eye with Shin Bet

Arab-Israeli MK says it's a 'mortal blow' for Abbas to say that he 'agrees with Shin Bet leader 99% of the time.'Tzvi Lev, 9/3/2018, 11:10 AM

PA intelligence delegation visits Washington

Abbas tells Israeli MKs that a PA delegation of security and intelligence officials is in Washington, D.C. for talks with CIA.Elad Benari, 9/3/2018, 5:43 AM

PA: 'Palestine' first, then 'confederation'

Abbas spokesman says idea of confederation will be examined only after the implementation of the two-state solution.Dalit Halevi, 9/3/2018, 4:12 AM

'Trump is anti-Palestinian'

Arab lawmaker who served as adviser to Yasser Arafat blasts President Trump, derides offer to form Palestinian-Jordanian confederation.David Rosenberg, 9/2/2018, 7:45 PM

Trump offered Palestinian-Jordanian 'confederation'

PA chief US team preparing Mideast peace plan offered him 'confederation' between PA-Jordan. 'Only if Israel included', Abbas replied.David Rosenberg, 9/2/2018, 3:19 PM

Fabricating history, according to Abbas

Palestinians are the descendants of Canaanites.Walter Bingham, 8/31/2018, 6:26 PM

Fatah and Hamas: Reconciliation or divorce?

There are manifold reasons that make it so difficult to effect a compromise between the two movements and they involve every aspect of Palestinian Arab life. They do agree on Israel.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 9/1/2018, 10:08 PM

Will Hamas agree to compromise with Israel?

Hamas leader slams Palestinian Authority Chairman Abbas for 'working against' Gaza residents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2018, 1:46 PM

Abbas calls for international peace conference

Abbas revives diplomatic plan he presented at UN Security Council, blasts Nationality Law as "racist".Dalit Halevi, 8/30/2018, 6:44 AM

Report: Abbas doesn't recognize those around him

PA chairman's health reportedly continues to deteriorate.Elad Benari, 8/30/2018, 4:14 AM

Abbas claims he wants a demilitarized Palestinian state

PA chairman reportedly tells Israeli academics he supports a demilitarized Palestinian state which will be secured by police.Elad Benari, 8/29/2018, 3:07 AM

Agreement between Hamas and Israel - 'over my dead body'

PA Chairman reportedly outraged at Egypt that ceasefire deal being formed without his participation, cries 'defiance of PA leadership.'Tal Polon, 8/28/2018, 1:29 PM

False friend: Remembering Uri Avnery

The recently passed Former MK and publicist Uri Avnery is the real creator of the BDS movement. He had an inexplicable and naive affection for Yassir Arafat coupled with a blind hatred of the right. David Bedein, 8/24/2018, 8:42 AM

'Trump is pushing the PA into a corner'

Former ambassador to US Danny Ayalon assesses Trump spoke of price Israel will have to pay in order to present Abbas as a refuser of peace.Benny Tocker, 8/23/2018, 2:16 PM

Power struggle for PA chairmanship intensifies

Senior Fatah officials reportedly accumulating weapons, recruiting armed men to their side to prepare for eventual post-Abbas struggle.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/23/2018, 9:24 AM

Abbas expresses sorrow over leftist activist's death

PA chairman expressed sorrow over death of Israeli leftist activist Uri Avnery, who had met Yasser Arafat in the 1980s.Ben Ariel, 8/21/2018, 5:44 AM

Liberman: Abbas trying to torpedo Gaza agreement

Defense Minister says PA chairman deliberately trying to drag Israel into a confrontation with Hamas.Elad Benari, 8/21/2018, 4:14 AM

Abbas' son: No chance for 2 states

Tarek Abbas, son of PA leader tells US envoy Jason Greenblatt only option is One State because of 'settlement expansion.'Gary Willig, 8/20/2018, 10:15 PM

Report: Tension between Palestinian Authority and Egypt

Tension mounts between Egypt and Palestinian Authority after PA Chairman Abbas refuses to accept proposed Hamas-Israel peace agreement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2018, 10:11 AM

PA Chairman: Deal between Hamas, Israel, must include us

Palestinian Authority chairman says any deal between Hamas and Israel must include PA, all funds to Gaza must go through him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2018, 12:01 AM

Abbas to Erdogan: 'Palestine' supports you

PA chairman expresses support for Turkey in its crisis with the United States.Elad Benari, 8/17/2018, 5:43 AM

Abbas blasts Trump: The slap of the century

PA chairman calls for unity against Nationality Law, vows to continue to pay salaries to terrorists.Elad Benari, 8/16/2018, 5:42 AM

PA source: Abbas is disrupting Gaza peace agreement

Egypt no longer focusing on achieving long-term peace between Hamas, Palestinian Authority, source says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/15/2018, 8:43 AM

Abbas backs Saudi Arabia

Despite Canada's support for PA, Abbas backs Saudi Arabia in its diplomatic dispute with Canada.Dalit Halevi, 8/7/2018, 6:48 AM

Palestinian Authority: We'll foil the plan to close UNRWA

Palestinian Authority Chairman Abbas' office promises to foil 'subversive' US 'plot' to limit UNRWA activities.Dalit Halevi, 8/5/2018, 12:27 AM

Abbas spokesman named deputy PA Prime Minister

PA chairman's spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeina to serve as deputy PM, information minister, while maintaining current duties.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2018, 6:21 PM

His name was Yotam Ovadia

Every dead terror victim means the devastation of two families. Giulio Meotti, 7/31/2018, 10:35 PM

Abbas meets PA teen who slapped soldiers

After her release from prison, Ahed Tamimi meets PA chairman, who praises her struggle against Israel.Dalit Halevi, 7/30/2018, 3:08 AM

Elkin: Attack stems from Palestinian Authority incitement

Minister Zeev Elkin refers to Adam stabbing attack, blames Palestinian Authority of supporting and inciting terror.Hezki Baruch, 7/29/2018, 2:06 PM

'Abbas is directly responsible for attack'

Economy Minister: 'Anyone who talks of political settlement and desire to live in peace cannot finance murderers and martyrs.'Hezki Baruch, 7/29/2018, 11:46 AM

'Close to war, no policy for Gaza'

Minister Yisrael Katz harshly criticizes the defense minister's conduct against terrorism: tLiberman's policy is impossible and incorrect,'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/27/2018, 12:18 PM

Abbas advisor: Jewish Israeli MPs 'defile' Muslim holy sites

Allowing Israeli MPs to visit Temple Mount 'Zionist ISISism'.Mordechai Sones, 7/25/2018, 6:59 PM

Two million to perpetrators of Ramallah lynch

Palestinian Authority TV portrays terrorists who lynched two IDF reserve soldiers as 'heroes.'Shimon Cohen, 7/24/2018, 9:29 AM

Abbas: The martyrs have priority over everything

PA chairman again stresses that the PA will continue to pay terrorists and their families.Elad Benari, 7/24/2018, 5:14 AM

Abbas spokesman: We thwarted the 'Deal of the Century'

PA chairman's spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh says Arabs' steadfastness have led to the thwarting of Trump's peace plan.Elad Benari, 7/23/2018, 6:16 AM

Abbas: 'Right of Return' is sacred

PA chairman blasts Nationality Law as "racist", says the Palestinians will continue the struggle to realize the "sacred" right of return.Dalit Halevi, 7/20/2018, 6:15 AM

Argentine soccer star to Abbas: I am a Palestinian

Former Argentine soccer star Diego Maradona meets PA chairman, expresses solidarity.Ben Ariel, 7/16/2018, 5:46 AM

Putin and Abbas meet in Moscow

Russian President hosts PA chairman who complains about U.S. embassy relocation and Israel's "settlement policy".Elad Benari, 7/15/2018, 6:42 AM

Abbas: Payments to terrorists will continue

PA chairman says PA will not stop paying families of terrorists imprisoned in Israeli jails, stresses they are "our martyrs".Elad Benari, 7/9/2018, 6:14 AM

ANALYSIS: Finding a way out of the Palestinian Arab quagmire

Will cutting funds to PA empower Hamas, or force the PA to cut terror spending? Will rehabilitating Gaza improve the security situation?Yochanan Visser, 7/6/2018, 12:34 PM

'Abbas declared war on Israel long ago'

MK rebuts PA Chairman claim Israel withholding terror salaries 'declaration of war'.Hezki Baruch, 7/4/2018, 12:57 PM

Arabs rally in Ramallah against Trump peace initiative

Hundreds of Palestinian Arabs rally in Ramallah, back Abbas' position on Trump's "Deal of the Century".Elad Benari, 7/3/2018, 6:13 AM

Report: Abbas to form unity government with Hamas

PA chairman reportedly pursuing new unity coalition with Hamas to blunt US efforts towards peace circumventing PA.David Rosenberg, 7/2/2018, 1:16 PM

Abbas: Al-Quds is occupied

PA chairman accuses Israel of implementing a policy of ethnic cleansing in Jerusalem.Dalit Halevi, 7/2/2018, 5:44 AM

PA Chairman tells Prince William: We're serious about peace

PA Chairman Abbas meets Prince William, says he 'hopes he'll visit when Palestine is independent.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/27/2018, 3:13 PM

Abbas to meet Putin in Moscow

PA chairman to visit Russia for World Cup finals, expected to meet Putin.Elad Benari, 6/27/2018, 6:05 AM

Prime Minister opposes law to offset terrorist salaries

National Security Council claims law to offset PA funds would harm Abbas' status; Likud attempts to declaw bill.Mordechai Sones, 6/26/2018, 3:53 PM

Arab officials: We'll go over Abbas' head

Senior officials in moderate Arab states express willingness to hear peace plan even if PA Chairman Abbas opposes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/25/2018, 8:15 AM

Abbas, Haniyeh congratulate Erdogan

PA chairman and Hamas leader congratulate Turkish President on his reelection.Elad Benari, 6/25/2018, 2:05 AM

Kushner: I'm ready to work with Abbas

Trump's senior adviser sends a message to Palestinian Arabs as PA chairman continues to boycott him. "You deserve a bright future".Elad Benari, 6/24/2018, 5:07 AM

Report: PA Chairman under pressure to meet US envoys

Arab nations, Palestinian Authority officials, pressure PA chairman to backpedal on promise to reject US-proposed peace plans.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2018, 10:47 AM